KATHMANDU — Mortal remains of 12 Nepalis, who were killed in Kabul suicide attack on Monday, arrived in Nepal on Wednesday.
Nepal Airlines chartered flight with bodies of the victims and 24 Nepalis transported from Afghanistan has arrived at Tribhuvan International Airport.
The government this morning had sent a special aircraft of the Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) to Kabul to bring the bodies back home.
Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, Home Minister Shakti Bahadur Basnet and Minister for Labor, Deepak Bohara have reached the airport to receive the bodies.
The kin of victims have already reached the TIA after hearing that the bodies of their family members are being brought in a special chartered flight.
Government had decided to send a chartered flight as the bodies have to be brought in Kabul International Airport via three connecting flights.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.